For this edition of 'Talking Books: On the Road' Razia Iqbal is in Pakistan for the Lahore Literary Festival. Her guest, writer Mohammed Hanif, has been an officer pilot, a journalist and is now a satirical novelist. His work explores the contradictions in Pakistani society and he is one of the generation of new writers in the country who are keen to show it is not only mired in conflict. He talks to Razia Iqbal about his choice to focus on minorities in Pakistan today and why he likes to make his readers laugh.

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